China claims social credit system will 'restore trust'

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A report from China's National Development and Reform Commission published in the Global Times states that authorities are developing security regulations over privacy leak concerns.

The Commission is behind China's social credit system, a reputation system that categorizes citizens based on their behavior. The Chinese government claims the system will "help the country restore social trust".

In a press release, Chinese authorities announced new regulations for behavior in public transportation that could affect people's social credit. They state that eating on trains, playing loud music, illegally purchasing tickets and even occupying more than one seat can cost citizen's points.

China's strict policies have even reached public toilets. According to a report by the South China Morning Post, in April 2018, China rolled out high-tech toilets with facial recognition to hand out limited amounts of toilet paper in the cities of Chongqing and Changsha.

The toilets hand-out 40 centimeters of toilet paper after scanning an individual's face. The bathrooms are equipped with WiFi, mobile charging ports and sensors inside each cubicle that alert authorities if a person has been inside the toilet for more than 10 minutes.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. Representation of data leak concerns in China
2. New regulations in public transportation
3. Facial recognition machines outside public toilets
4. Public toilets include Wifi and charging ports

VOICEOVER (in English):

"A report from China's National Development and Reform Commission published in the Global Times states that authorities are developing security regulations over privacy leak concerns."

"The Commission is behind China's social credit system, a reputation system that categorizes citizens based on their behavior. The Chinese government claims the system will "help the country restore social trust"."

"In a press release, Chinese authorities announced new regulations for behavior in public transportation that could affect people's social credit. They state that eating on trains, playing loud music, illegally purchasing tickets and even occupying more than one seat can cost citizen's points."

"China's strict policies have even reached public toilets. According to a report by the South China Morning Post, in April 2018, China rolled out high-tech toilets with facial recognition to hand out limited amounts of toilet paper in the cities of Chongqing and Changsha."

"The toilets hand-out 40 centimeters of toilet paper after scanning an individual's face. The bathrooms are equipped with WiFi, mobile charging ports and sensors inside each cubicle that alerts authorities if a person has been inside the toilet for more than 10 minutes."

SOURCES:
Global Times, South China Morning Post, Beijing Government
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1149741.shtml
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2141609/chinese-public-toilets-go-hi-tech-wifi-facial-recognition
http://www.beijing.gov.cn/zhengce/wenjian/192/33/50/438650/1574644/index.html